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November 17, 2019, 4:50 PM

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Kevin Roose / New York Times:
As millions pay for premium subscriptions to have a “clean” digital media experience, privacy and freedom from advertising are gradually becoming luxury goods  —  A decade ago, an internet video start-up called Hulu boldly declared an end to the era of paid TV.
Mark Harris / MIT Technology Review:
New research shows that thousands of ships in Shanghai, the world's busiest port, are falling victim to spoofing of GPS systems that has left experts baffled  —  A sophisticated new electronic warfare system is being used at the world's busiest port.  But is it sand thieves or the Chinese state behind it?
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Pew Research Center:
Survey: ~60% US adults believe they can not avoid data collection by corporations or govt., 81% think the risks of corporate data collection outweigh benefits  —  Majorities think their personal data is less secure now, that data collection poses more risks than benefits …
Emily Stewart / Vox:
Twitter acknowledges that its new guidance on political and cause-based ads is essentially a rough policy outline with lots of details still to be worked out  —  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey at an Entrepreneurial Refugee Network event in the UK.  Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images

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